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Sony KDL-43W808

A 2 year old 43" Full HD TV
43" Full HD Yes No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-43W808 Review

42
Average Features
59
2 Years Old
68
£92 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of £92 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,021 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Sony KDL-43W808 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 3,179 user and expert reviews (including 1,166 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-43W808's display diagonal of 43" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 41% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-43W808 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-43W808 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-43W808 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-43W808 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-43W808 supports HDD recording, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Sony KDL-43W808's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-43W808 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The KDL-43W808 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This Sony TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-43W808 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-43W808 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-43W808 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-43W808 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-43W808 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KDL-43W808 of 100Hz is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 41% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-43W808 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Sony KDL-43W808 of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 25% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in April 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the KDL-43W808 is £92 over 5 years based on alright energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl43w808cbaep
Barcodes 04548736003194

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-43W808

A lot higher RMS rated power
50% faster motion interpolation frequency
Four loudspeakers
More expensive to run over five years by 47%

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